GCSE Higher Mathematics

Course codes: OSC1192 / OSC1318
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Pursue your studies in Mathematics, from home. This course provides you with the course materials and includes the examination fees needed to successfully gain your GCSE Higher Mathematics qualification.

  • Develop your understanding of ratios and averages
  • Understand how to work out equations with fractions and decimals
  • Explore everything you need to know about Pythagoras and Trigonometry
  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification for further studies in Mathematics at A-Level and BTEC Level
  • Choose to add on your exams and we will book these for you.
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Course Overview

This GCSE Higher Mathematics specification is the same AQA Maths GCSE studied in traditional schools and colleges.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in Mathematics, this GCSE course is ideal for students who are planning to study mathematics at A Level, those wanting to boost their knowledge in a range of mathematic topics in numbers, geometry, statistics and more, and for those aspiring to achieve a career involving Mathematics, as an accountant, data analyst or financial manager.

Please note, this GCSE course is written for those wishing to sit the higher level papers. You can take this course without completing exams but you will not receive the GCSE accreditation.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Course Outcome

You will receive your GCSE in Mathematics (you must take the exams to achieve this).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


3 paper-based exams.

Course Content

Specification: AQA 8300

  • Positive and Negative Numbers
  • Place Value
  • Powers and Roots
  • Factors and Multiples
  • Decimals
  • Standard Form
  • Fractions
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Exact Calculations
  • Rounding and Estimation
  • Using a Calculator
  • Measures
  • Error Intervals
  • Notation and Expressions
  • Expanding and Factorising 1
  • Substitution
  • Rearranging
  • Expanding and Factorising 2
  • Functions
  • Straight Line Graphs
  • Quadratic Graphs
  • Sketching Functions
  • Real Life Graphs
  • Areas Under Graphs
  • Solving Linear Equations
  • Solving Quadratic Equations
  • Solving Simultaneous Equations
  • Solving Inequalities
  • Iteration
  • Linear Sequences
  • Special Sequences
  • Quadratic Sequences
  • Measuring
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Angle Rules
  • Loci and Construction
  • Circles
  • 3D Shapes
  • Transformations
  • Transformations
  • Vectors
  • Pythagoras Theorem
  • Trigonometry
  • Further Trigonometry
  • Ratio
  • Percentages
  • Proportion
  • Congruence and Similarity
  • Probability Experiments
  • Sets
  • Tree Diagrams
  • Conditional Probability
  • Collecting Data
  • Statistical Diagrams 1
  • Averages
  • Statistical Diagrams 2